Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Icicle Birthday

Hello everyone I hope you are all having a wonderful week. here on the west coast of Florida it is another beautiful day in the mid 70's sorry I'm a few days late with my card.
I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I love anything crafty. today I used white card stock, sprayed it with SHIMMER MIST.
 added a teal Bow and punched out a Balloon with my hand punch . and a Snow flake using my snow flake die #SSSD111318 
I also used my snowflake pattern paper from my stash and used my Large Octagons die .

 used my Stamp Happy Birthday and 2 pop dots from my stash.

Thank you for visiting it is always a blessing and Honor to have you stop by I'd enjoy it for you to become a new follower of my blog, and I will be happy to do the same for you.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Curtain Call 

 God Bless
   Hugs

  Dottie

 

Thank you ( trinket box)

Happy Wednesday, I hope everyone is having a great week. the weather here is in the mid 70's today and sunny,window's open, just another Beautiful day here in Florida.

I love playing along in all challenges, I love anything crafty, today I made a trinket box for a customer as a Thank You.

 Today I used a small wooden box, covered it with a Thank you on top in Black and white. used my Bella Flora CRAFT SMITH and covered the box with tiny flowered paper  also Bella Floria by CRAFT SMITH
I added pink and red ribbon from my stash added some satin flower from my stash.

Thank you for visiting it is always a blessing and honor to have you stop by. I would like it very much if you would become a follower of my blog, and I will be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing this in the following challenge.
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - anything but a card. 

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie

Valentine Center piece.

Happy Wednesday everyone, been a busy month already with Birthdays, I want to shout out to Annmarie My sister a Very Happy Birthday, also our dear friend Eric  &  Melissa. Wishing you all a very Happy Birthdays.



I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I love just love being crafty. today I used 2 glass plates and a small glass and stacked them then Glued them in place. I added a Pink heart Doilie, a bouquet of tiny roses make of silk, using the Valentine Heart vase from Our Daughter Jodee, I added 3 glitter Hearts in Pink, a blue glitter "S"  waiting for my Annalee  dolls hubby ordered for me .

Thank you for visiting my blog today, it is always a honor and blessing  to have you stop by. I'd love to have you become a follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing in the following challenge.
Simon Wednesday Challenge - Anything but a card

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie

My help cometh from the Lord

Happy Wednesday here is the New Challenge card for Word Art Wednesday. I am the Guest DT for the Month and love being  here with all these wonderful ladies.

I always enjoy creating each of my cards and playing along in all challenges.  Today I used things from my stash. I used white and deep pink card stock.   

Green felt leaves and Pink flowers. Pink and white satin ribbon and floral paper. All from my stash
Thank you for visiting it is always and blessing
 and Honor to have you stop by. may you're day be filled with joy and happiness.

I'd love to have you become a follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you, I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following Challenge
Word Art Wednesday # 266 & 267

God Bless
    Hugs
   Dottie

Monday, January 16, 2017

Anything For You

Happy Monday everyone, I hope you are all enjoy this long weekend. I know we did spent time With Joe's brother Bob and Had our Gracie all weekend/ that always puts a smile on our faces.

I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I love creating each of my cards and other crafty things.. I used baby pink card stock printed card stock,  pink ribbon and cream colored flower I made.  I used my spellbinder die cut and hand punch for the heart. I stamped it using my wood stamp and used Tim Holtz distress ink "aged mahogany" .

Thank you for visiting it is always a Blessing and Honor to have you stop by.
 I'd love to have you become a new follower of my blog and I would be happy to the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Mojo Monday- The Blog 480
Simon Monday challenge - chill out
God Bless
   Hugs
  Dottie



             Just 4 more day's and we have our
             New President "Donald J Trump."
  looking so forward to seeing big changes for our country
 lots of jobs. People not getting FREE rides any longer. So Happy to have a true Christian back in our White House.
                         God Bless America



Wednesday, January 11, 2017

birthday wishes

Happy Wednesday, with so many Birthdays this month for our Family & friends, I made another card Birthday Wishes.

I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and making my cards. today I used card stock Winter Frost. I used my template of the Mitten to create my card. I added snow flake in White card stock, used my Ashlynn Snow flake # SSSD1111318
 I added flowers with pearls & blue and white bakers twine from my stash. I used my die cuts "birthday by "Little B" and "Wishes" by Sizzix. 

Thank you for visiting it is always a blessing and Honor to have you stop by. I would love for you to become a new follower of my blog, and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Winter Birthday 
 Crop Stop # 24
paper Sweeties

God Bless
  Hugs 
Dottie 

love

Hello everyone I hope your week is going well and very positive.beautiful weather here on the west coast of Florida we are in the mid 70's sunny and just so nice.


I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and creating each of my cards. I used  the Mitten template, using card stock from my stash. I used my die cut "love" # SCD-026 & Spellbinders Parisian Motfis# S5-035    
 I used my denim Blue Burlap Poinsettias from Crop Stop.
 a white and Blue tag, bakers twine cream lace . 
I sewed around the edge of the Mitten with white thread. and added a piece of  twine.

Thank you for visiting my blog today it is always a Blessing and Honor to have you stop by. I'd love to have you become a follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Crop Stop  # 24
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge -  
Really Reasonable Ribbon - anything goes


God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie

Happy Birthday

Thank you for visiting my blog I do hope you are all having a good week. WOW so many Birthday this month and February too, expecting our New Great Grand Daughter.  

I loved making this card today for this challenge, used all shade of purples from my stash, I used my die cut Birthday by Little B and Wishes by flower from Sizzix Tim Holtz.

Thank you for visiting my blog today it is always and blessing and Honor to have you stop by, I'd love you to become a follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Freshly made sketches - 270
Simon Wednesday challenge - Winter Birthday

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie



Birthday wishes

Happy Wednesday everyone so glad to have our normal weather back it is in the mid 70's today. I hope everyone has a positive week, so many birthdays this month the 6th, 10th, 15th, & 3 on the 18th. I want to wish everyone a Very happy Birthday. 


I enjoy creating each of my cards and playing along in all challenges. today I used Ice skate die cut,large snow flake, craft paper from my stash. I added embossing powder by Ranger ENCHANTED GOLD  a small silver snow flake embellishment from my stash and a small aqua Bow.
Thank you for visiting it is always a blessing and a honor to have you stop by. I'd love to have you become a follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. 
I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Simon Says Wednesday challenge - Winter Birthday

 God Bless
   Hugs
  Dottie

 

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

best friend

Happy Monday. Hope all are doing well, a little chilly here in Florida, but warming up this week.
I enjoy playing along in all challenges,  and I love making cards, and anything crafty. I used white & Maroon cardstock.
I used my New fusing tool and my sizzix HEART # 2.

           I added Lawn fawn mixed sequins, and the words
"best friend." 

Thank you for visiting my blog today, it is always a Blessing and Honor to have stop by.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Simon Monday Challenge  - Square

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie 

Monday, January 9, 2017

this is a paper hug

Happy Monday everyone, a bit chilly here on the West Coast of Florida a cool 58*, We are not use to this kind of weather. But it is a refreshing change.

I enjoy playing along in all challenges, and I love creating my cards. I used Cream and Maroon card stock.

I used my paper heart printed card stock,  layered it with Maroon card stock added a square in cream and used my punch to make the Heart's. I used my tiny heart die cut strip and used my Tim Holtz Distress Ink , aged mahogany.
I used my  Simon Says Stamp "PAPER HUG"




Thank you for visiting my blog today, I hope you're all having a wonderful week. I'd love to have you become a follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Mojo Monday # 479.
Really Reasonable Ribbon

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Happy Birthday to my Big sister.

Happy New Year everyone praying for everyone to have an amazing 2017.

Our Christmas was wonderful and fun.Hubby got me lots of goodies for my craft room and much more as you will see below.

Today I made my card with my NEW snow globe die cut and I made it a shaker card. I love playing along in all challenges . today I used Blue and white card stock.
 My snow globe die cut I got on line at AMAZON. I also got a New Fusing tool by We R memory keepers
I made my Bow using my ribbon from RRR .

I hope you enjoyed my card My Sisters Birthday is on January 18th so I wanted to create something special for her.
It is always a Blessing and honor for you to visit.I'd love to have you become a new follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.


I'm sharing my card in the following challenge 
Simon says Wednesday -Something New
God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie




a Blue diamond with my birth stone around the side.Oh how I love that Hubby of mine !
  A Pretty Diamond & blue stone bracelet  from a close friend. visiting  from DE.
Lots of new dies a new Mini Misti,Tim Holtz Distress Ink pads and much more. My hubby and family were very generous to me.  
We all got together for him to get the Train he wanted so now he is going to pick it up.& lots of new clothes .







Psalm 107:2

Happy New Year "2017" Everyone Praying that everyone has a great year and blessed.

Welcome to Word Art Wednesday for our first Challenge for the New Year.  This is a Anything goes challenge.

today I used light blue cardstock and layered it with a printed cardstock I added a doilie from my stash. "Psalm107:2" printed on a light pink paper.
I added my embellishments Ribbons, Mulberry open Roses, Mulberry Bead Berry Spray,Cluster & Spiral Stamen By RRR.
Ribbon from Ribbon Club at Really Reasonable Ribbon.

Thank you so much for visiting today It is always a Honor and Pleasure to be a Guest Designer.

I'd love to have you become a follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following Challenge
Word Art Wednesday- 264-265
4 CRAFTY CHICKS - GDT
God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

* HAPPY NEW YEAR * 2017

Hello Everyone, We had a great Christmas, so much family, friends and love all around. as normal we all went to Jodee and Paul's home for Christmas Dinner. She is a wonderful cook. Hope you all had a really nice and Blessed Christmas.

 I enjoy creating each of my cards or other crafty things. I used cream cardstock music note paper and added Gold stars using my New star dies I embossed my stamp of a watch with liquid Platinum embossing power .I added Gold string and a gold spiral a tiny cream rose all from

Really Reasonable Ribbon.  
I added some of my New Washi tape" HAPPY NEW YEAR
and some pop dots.

I was very blessed this year I got many beautiful gifts and gift cards, all kind of crafting things, and some Annalee Dolls for my collection for our family room( only patriotic ones) from my loving generous Hubby.

Thank you for visiting my blog today it is always a blessing and honor. I would like to wish everyone a very Happy New Year 2017
 I figured since I just made my card today, its been real busy around here.  I am posting for both challenges.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge
Simon Says Monday Challenge 
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - anything goes  

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

CHEER SEASON GREATINGS 262 - 263

Hello Everyone, Happy to be home back home in Florida Had an amazing time with our Family in New Jersey, got all the Family Graves done, Boy was it cold, we went from upper 70* here in Fl down to low 30 & 40's..

I Enjoy playing along in all challenges and I love creating each of my cards,it is always a Blessing and Honor to have you stop by for a visit.


Today I used Craft color & Cream card stock and I also used Candy Cane Lane with Glitter by DCWV 

I added a Christmas Tree Embellishment and Christmas Ball embellishment from my stash. I added Ribbon and Bow using my Really Reasonable Ribbon from November Ribbon Club assortment.


I am sharing my card in the following challenge
Word Art Wednesday

God Bless
   Hugs
 Dottie   
I am the Guest DT for the month of December.
thank you Karen for having me it is always a Pleasure .

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Lets Be Sentimental

Welcome all I am a tad late posting, been on a mini vacation visiting Family & Friends in New Jersey. it was a wonderful time being with my Nephew and his family, cousins etc.

Hoping you are all having a wonderful week, Christmas is not far away, still Baking cookies and getting things all ready. .


I enjoy playing along in all challenges, I love making my cards and other crafty things. I used plaid card stock From my stash layered it with Music note Paper from Michaels Open stock.  


 I also used my die cut "Delightful Decorations #CBD118 & 2013Christmas Paper Collect  by Our Daily Bread designs.
lawn fawn Large stitched Rectangles # LF1026 
Silver string by RRR and a Die cut "dream" from SIMON SAYS STAMP.

Thank you for visiting it is always a Blessing and honor. I'd love to have you become a follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you.I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge
ODBD - Lets Be Sentimental

God Bless
   Hugs
 Dottie 

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

A Gift for you .

Happy Wednesday, trying to catch up with us being away last week and visiting our Family and Friends in New Jersey.



Today I used White Card stock and a wood block stamp and  CRAYOLA colored pencils,  Tim Holtz Black Soot Distress Ink. 
my Lawn Fawn die cut Rectangle large stitched

Thank you for Visiting my blog today it is always a Blessing and honor to have you stop by. I would love for you to become a new follower of my blog, and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Simon says Wednesday Challenge - Gift it.

God Bless
   Hugs
 Dottie

sharing just a few pix  We got the family graves done. one thing we never let not be done.

                             Joes Parents - Seubert

                                         My Dad
                              Grandma & Grandpa

                                   My Son Calvin.

 This was so important for us to get done,We take turns each year between FAMILY Members to make sure each one is taken care of. Each of them are missed everyday but around us always.May they Rest in Peace.

Monday, December 12, 2016

Let there be Snow


Happy Monday, wishing everyone a fun and safe week.


Today I used supplies from my stash, I used white card stock,CRAFT SMITH GOLD GIFT  card stock. make a Pinwheel and glued on, Ice skates  die by COTTAGE CUTZ . using my die cut, Small Snow Flake die Cuts, from Simon Says Stamp. 


Thank you for visiting today it is always a blessing and honor. I would love to have you become a new follower of my blog and I will be happy to do the same for you.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge. 
Simon Says Monday Challenge  - Let there be snow

God Bless
   Hugs
  Dottie



  Sharing some of the pix from our visit to New Jersey
 What a perfect visit with Family last week with our Family in New Jersey.Got some very special Family time together.
                             Frank, Barbara, & Gavin.


                                      Gavin

                                       Kevin


                                        Laurie


                               



             My Very Handsome and loving Hubby Joe  .


Not many of us left in the Family, was great to see Our Nephew Frank and his family, Kevin, Lynn, Kimberly and Laurie & Rick. and many others too. So many to see and not a lot of time.wish we could have gotten a bunch more pictures, but hubby forgot to put the card back in our camera. LOL


              
   

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Ice Inspiration

                            ****Ice Inspiration ****
 I enjoy playing along in all challenges & I love making my cards and other crafty things. I used White card stock, I used my fusing tool by We R Memories, White Glitter, used white, red & green felt for my Snowman and die cut.  
 Embellishments from my stash.
 Let it Snow Tag, and some Stickles White glitter Glue.


Happy Saturday, I guess better late then not at all, Hubby went for a Mini Vacation to visit our Family In New Jersey.
What a wonderful fun time we had.

Thank you for visiting my blog it is always a blessing and honor, I would love to have you become a follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you. I love making new blog friends.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Ice Inspiration

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie       









Christmas Celebrate Love

Happy Saturday Morning, just got home form our family Visit in New Jersey, what a wonderful time we had. Hope to see everyone again soon.
Today I used White card stock, printed card stock by My Minds Eye - HOLIDAY CHEER. Red ribbon from RRR
Tim Holtz Distress Ink - mowed lawn.

I also used A Pinwheel embellishment, from my stash.

Thank you so much for visiting,
It is always a blessing and Honor to have you stop by.
I'd love to have you become a follower of my blog and I would love to have you become a follower of my blog and I would be happy to do the same for you.  I always enjoy making new blog friends.

Wishing everyone a very Blessed - Merry Christmas  &
Happy New Year 2017.

I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Mojo Monday- The Blog # 477 

God Bless
   Hugs
  Dottie

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

John 3:16

Happy Wednesday one and all, I am posting today From New Jersey not use to this Cold Weather, but  it is so worth visiting family. I am the GDT for Word Art Wednesday for December,
 it is always a Honor to work with Karen and the other DT members..


Thank you for visiting my blog today, It is always a Blessing to have you visit. Today I used, White card stock White Glitter paper & HOLIDAY CHEER  paper by My Minds Eye. I added white lace on the one side and also added a bow and white Spiral Stamens. from Really Reasonable Ribbon . I used my round die cut and large snow flake die. I added a Snow Flake embellishment from my stash.  

 The photo did turn out real well didn't have lighting and there is a  shadow on the picture from the bow.

 I am sharing my card  in the following Challenge.
Word Art Wednesday -# 260-261

 God Bless
    Hugs
  Dottie
 

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Something Crafty by Dottie: Silver & Blue

Something Crafty by Dottie: Silver & Blue: Good morning everyone, just a few day until we fly up to Jersey to visit our Family and take care of our family graves. I enjoy playi...

Silver & Blue

Good morning everyone, just a few day until we fly up to Jersey to visit our Family and take care of our family graves.

I enjoy playing along in all challenges, I love creating each of my cards and other crafty things. I used White  & light Blue card stock Darcie embossing folder " SNOWFLAKE" I used my snowflake die cut & Ice Skate die cut, I added silver string and Ribbon. I added some blue snowflakes from my stash.
I used BORDERING BLUE classic stampin' pad by STAMPIN 'UP! from my stash.
I also used my Copic C3 Cool Gray & Black #100  I also used my Merry Christmas die cut by Cherry Lynn Design
 Thank you for visiting my blog it is always a Blessing and Honor I hope you are all having a safe week. I'd love to have you become a new blog follower, and I would be happy to do the same for you. I always enjoy making new blog friends.
Yesterday I changed my profile Picture, just updating, time goes by and many do not update. 


I'm sharing my card in the following challenge.
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Anything goes

God Bless
  Hugs
 Dottie